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Scottish writer 1812-1904+1
Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
French writer and philosopher 1712-17780
Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.
Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that would be a life not worth living.
Children need guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher 1922-19950
Education is one thing and instruction, however worthy, necessary and incidentally or monetarily educative, another.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-15920
Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
St. John of the Cross
Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-15910
In tribulation immediately draw near to God with confidence, and you will receive strength, enlightenment, and instruction.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-18320
Instruction does much, but encouragement does everything.
Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-16580
Make your friends your teachers and mingle the pleasures of conversation with the advantages of instruction.
British Writer, Reformer, Philanthropist 1745-18330
My plan of instruction is extremely simple and limited. They learn, on week-days, such coarse works as may fit them for servants. I allow of no writing for the poor. My object is not to make fanatics, but to train up the lower classes in habits of industry and piety.
Richard Buckminster Fuller
American poet, philosopher and inventor 1895-19830
Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.
American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-19830
Now there is one outstandingly important fact regarding Spaceship Earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.Source: Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth (1963)
American feminist writer 1934-0
Pornography is the instruction. Rape is the practice, battered women are the practice, and battered children are the practice.
Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
German Statesman, Philologist 1767-18350
Providence certainly does not favor just certain individuals, but the deep wisdom of its counsel, instruction and ennoblement extends to all.
French Emperor 1769-18210
Public instruction should be the first object of government.